EXPANDING YOUR REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE

July 2, 2021


The Sunshine City Part 1: Soaking Up The Rays

In this introduction to urban living in downtown St. Petersburg, we spotlight some of the City’s most prominent daytime activities.

While St. Petersburg, or St. Pete,  once was known as a quiet city to retire to, its downtown area has recently become a vibrant and active community. Whether you’re a resident looking for a day out and about or someone taking a day trip into town, the Sunshine City has a wealth of diversions for all comers. For those that simply want a sample of what life is like in this rapidly reviving city, Central Avenue is the place to put your finger on the pulse.

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July 2, 2021


City on the Bay Part 2: Taking in the Nightlife

In this second installment of our guide on urban living in Downtown Tampa, we explore some night time activities for the city’s residents.

Whether you’re a sports fan or not, getting tickets to a Tampa Bay Lightning game at Amalie Arena is sure to be an electrifying experience. As one of the NHL’s top teams, and winners of the 19-20 Stanley Cup, the Bolts are a delight to watch on the ice. Amalie itself also hosts basketball games, currently finding itself the temporary home of the Toronto Raptors, concerts, and other events. There’s something here to do nearly every night of the week, and it’s always a spectacle.

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July 2, 2021


City on the Bay Part 1: A Day out on the Town

In this first look at urban living in Downtown Tampa, we spotlight a few of the city’s daytime diversions.

Whether heading into downtown Tampa for brunch with friends, whiling away a few spare hours, or just taking in the city, there’s a host of attractions for people of all inclinations in and around the area. Perhaps the most famous of which is Bayshore Boulevard, with its four and a half miles of scenic sidewalk that traces the curve of the Bay from Ballast Point all the way into downtown proper

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April 6, 2021


City on the Bay Part 3: Family Fun

In this final part of our series about urban living in Downtown Tampa, we take a look at a few family friendly activities.

The first stop on our tour of Tampa’s family friendly attractions is the Florida Aquarium. Located right in downtown Tampa, this aquarium is an expansive 200,000 square foot monument to the beauty of Florida’s natural life. Featuring a massive aviary and wetlands habitat, an over 500,000 gallon coral reef tank, a shark tank, penguin meet and greet activities, and so so much more, you can get lost in this living archive.

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April 6, 2021


The Sunshine City Pt 2: Dancing in the Moonlight

In the second part of this series on urban living in downtown St. Petersburg, we check out what there is to do after the city’s infamous sun sets.

Returning briefly to the Grand Central District, this area transforms after dark. Going from a hip shopping and dining district to a hub of bars, and clubs. Whether you’re looking to while away a casual evening getting your fix of nostalgic arcade games and craft beer at Right Around The Corner Bar, or looking to dress to the nines, sipping top shelf cocktails while looking out over the bay from The Canopy, it's sure to be an unforgettable night out.

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